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In the News: The First Lady Watched School Kids Coloring in Tulsa. The Turks Saw Links to Terrorism.

The First Lady's visit was to a public charter school alleged to be connected to supporters of Fetullah Gulen.

In the News: How Extra Arts Education at School Boosts Students’ Writing Scores — And Their Compassion

Because opportunities to participate are limited by the available resources, random assignment of schools to treatment and control groups is possible.

In the News: Betsy DeVos Backs $5 Billion in Tax Credits for School Choice

The administration's new tax credit initiative revives a debate over the role of the federal government in promoting school choice.

The Strikes Keep Coming

Will districts demand reform in exchange for needed raises?

Entree to Freshman Year

Online programs offer low-cost courses for college credit

Turkey’s Fight Against U.S. Charters

An autocrat declares war on high-performing American schools

Private Colleges in Peril

Financial pressures and declining enrollment may lead to more closures

The Case for Holding Students Accountable

How extrinsic motivation gets kids to work harder and learn more

Hey Alexa, Can You Help Kids Learn More?

The next technology that could disrupt the classroom

Why Disparate Impact Theory Is a Bad Fit for School Discipline

Jumping to conclusions from districts’ raw discipline data ought to end.


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